Message from First Selectman Bindelglass

Update for 11/20/2020

Good afternoon,

We have had 12 crews working on tree pruning and removal in Easton. They are working along a 47-mile circuit of wires which was work initially planned two to three years ago. This should greatly improve our storm resilience. We are waiting Continue reading “Message from First Selectman Bindelglass”

PURA Public Comment Hearing on Response to Tropical Storm Isaias

The Public Utilities Regulatory Authority (PURA) will hold a public comment hearing on Oct. 23 at 9 a.m. to provide the public with the opportunity to comment on Eversource and United Illuminating’s responses to Tropical Storm Isaias: Docket Number 20-08-03, Investigation into Electric Continue reading “PURA Public Comment Hearing on Response to Tropical Storm Isaias”

General Assembly Easily Passes New Utility Measure in Response to Rates and Outages

Easton’s Legislators Agree With Some Reservations

First, it was the Connecticut House of Representatives voting in special session on Wednesday for utility-regulation reform by a vote of 136-4 with 11 not voting. The Senate followed on Thursday with the unanimous support of those Continue reading “General Assembly Easily Passes New Utility Measure in Response to Rates and Outages”

A Message from First Selectman Bindelglass

The following update from First Selectman David Bindelglass was posted to the town’s website this afternoon:

Good afternoon,

It looks like yesterday’s storm pretty much missed us!  That is good as we continue to work on improvements we can make regarding our handling of the prior Continue reading “A Message from First Selectman Bindelglass”

Shaban’s Call for Leadership Is a Little Late

(Response to Op-Ed by John Shaban, Aug. 13, 2020, Leadership in a Storm.)

I was glad to see John Shaban, our former state representative for District 135 (Easton, Redding, Weston) express his concern about leadership and accountability in the wake of our recent power outages, now Continue reading “Shaban’s Call for Leadership Is a Little Late”

Easton Tree Work Increases Due To Ash Tree Decline

Everyone is aware of the ongoing tree work along roadways and power lines here in Easton.  With increasingly powerful storms that cause branches to break and trees to take down power lines, state and local officials have stepped up the complicated and expensive process to manage the Continue reading “Easton Tree Work Increases Due To Ash Tree Decline”

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